Now the question about connecting with living relatives has legs. Whew
I like Karsten's map.
Here's another map, of Kossuth County, showing the townships (rural areas). I can see the little towns of Fenton and Lotts Creek, but Seneca township seems to be just farms/rural area.http://iagenweb.org/kossuth/KossCoMap.htm
Karl and Rasmus are both bured in Iowa. Both served in World War I.
Buried at Oak Hill (Irwin) Cemetery, Shelby County, Iowa
Rasmus Nielsen, born 20 October 1886, died 18 January 1971 (per grave marker)
Alma M. Nielsen (wife) b 07 September 1899, d 21 August 1973
Rasmus has an additional grave marker that commemorates his service in World War I:http://iowagravestones.org/gs_view.php?id=612141
Find a Grave memorial for
Rasmus Nielsen and wife Alma Marie C. Peters
born 01 Sep 1895
died 26 Dec 1948
buried Riverview Cemetery, Algona, Kossuth, Iowahttp://iagenweb.org/kossuth/Cemeteries/Riverview_N.html
Find a Grave Memorial for Karl:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Ni...